The Big Ten will likely adopt a 9-game conference football schedule and stage a conference championship game, commissioner Jim Delaney said at the Big Ten media days.
Delaney said the nine-game conference schedule would not begin until at least 2013. On the other hand, the Big Ten Championship game should begin in December 2011. A site for the game has yet to be determined. Read Full Story »
ESPN has announced the first three college football games that will be broadcast in 3D. ESPN 3D is a new channel and is currently available on DirecTV, Comcast and AT&T.
In order to view the games in 3D, you will need ESPN 3D (check with your provider), a 3D enabled television and 3D glasses. Most 3D TV’s currently being sold are bundled with one or two pairs of glasses. Read Full Story »
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and the Ole Miss Rebels have set the dates for their future contests, OleMissSports.com has reported.
Ole Miss will host Georgia Tech at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford on September 9, 2017. The Rebels will travel to face the Yellow Jackets at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta on September 5, 2018. Read Full Story »
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will play at Ole Miss in 2011 and at Illinois in 2012, the school announced on Wednesday.
Tech will travel to face Ole Miss on November 12, 2011, which is the date vacated by the move of Boise State to the Mountain West. Read Full Story »
The LSU Tigers have added the Jacksonville State Gamecocks to their 2015 football schedule, JSU has announced. The game will be played at Tiger Stadium on September 5, 2015.
This will be the first meeting between the two schools. Jacksonville State is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS). Read Full Story »
The Pac-10 has announced that they will be named the Pac-12 once Colorado and Utah join the conference. They also unveiled a new logo (pictured at right). The number will be changed to 12 in the future.
Utah will definitely join the Pac-12 in 2011 as it was part of their deal. Colorado and the Big 12 are still working to make the transfer happen. Read Full Story »
EverBank has announced that they have acquired naming rights for Jacksonville Municipal Stadium. The new name of the stadium is Everbank Field.
The stadium, located next to the St. John’s River in downtown Jacksonville, is home to the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars. The stadium also hosts the annual Georgia-Florida game. A deal for that game extends through 2016. Read Full Story »
The Minnesota Golden Gophers and Texas Longhorns have canceled their 2015-16 home-and-home football series, the schools announced Tuesday.
The two teams were scheduled to meet in Minneapolis on September 19, 2015 and in Austin on September 17, 2016. Read Full Story »
The Miami (FL) Hurricanes and the Toledo Rockets have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2015 and 2016, the University of Toledo has reported.
Miami will travel to face Toledo at the Glass Bowl in Toledo, Ohio on September 5, 2015. On September 3, 2016, the Hurricanes will host the Rockets at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. Read Full Story »
The Tennessee Volunteers will open the 2011 football season at home against the Montana Grizzlies, the Billings Gazette is reporting.
The Volunteers will host the Grizzlies at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville on September 3, 2011. Tennessee was supposed to host North Texas on that date, but the game has apparently been moved or canceled. Read Full Story »
The 2010 SEC football schedules are now official. The season begins on Thursday, September 2 when the South Carolina Gamecocks host the Southern Miss Golden Eagles.
The conference delayed making the schedules official because they were attempting to change Alabama’s 2010 football schedule. In the end, only the Tide’s game against Georgia State was moved. Read Full Story »
The Miami Hurricanes and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have set the dates for their game at Soldier Field and their ensuing home-and-home football series, The Miami-Herald has reported.
The Canes and Irish will meet at Soldier Field in Chicago on October 6, 2012. It will be the first contest between the two schools away from their home stadiums since the 1979 Mirage Bowl in Tokyo, Japan. Notre Dame won that game 40-15. Read Full Story »